Pakistan starts getting Saudi oil supplies


ISLAMABAD, JUL 01 (DNA) -Pakistan is due to begin receiving oil supplies on deferred payments from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia at the start of the new fiscal year.Pakistan will start receiving monthly oil supplies worth $ 275 million from Saudi Arabia with effect of July 1, 2019.These supplies will continue over the next three years, with a total value of $ 9.9 billion.

In last October, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has announced an economic support package for the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, which included $ 3 billion for supporting balance of external payments.

Moreover, the package included oil imports on deferred payments. The agreements concluded between the two sides reached a total amount of 20 billion dollars.

This package expresses the keenness of the Saudi leadership to support the Pakistani economy for achieving financial stability and help the government to overcome the economic challenges and push the Comprehensive development in Pakistan, and to emphasize the depth of relations between the two brotherly countries and peoples.=DNA